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Fayette County Crime Victims Center fundraising house tour returns after break

By Mark Hofmann
The Home for the Holidays house tours will return after a two-year hiatus with five homes and a horse stable as part of the festivities. The tours started in 1995 as a fundraiser for the Fayette County Crime Victims’ Center where ...

Coal Center’s High Point restaurant for sale as owners ease into retirement

By Mary Pickels
Bob Sepesy gazed out the windows of his High Point Restaurant and Lounge, overlooking the Monongahela River, the Fayette County borough of Newell and California ...

Man faces multiple charges after chase in Uniontown

By Tribune-Review
FAYETTE uniontown Wanted man captured  in foot chase A foot chase in Uniontown ended in the arrest of Antoine Baker, 21, address unknown, who is wanted in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, for felony drug-trafficking charges. State police stopped Baker for equipment violations ...

Geibel junior’s Eagle Scout project benefits parishioners

By Les Harvath
Regardless of age or experience, automobile drivers have often shaken their heads pulling into poorly marked, improperly marked, or weather-worn parking spaces. With St. Mary Parish ...

Westmoreland, Fayette groups open doors to share Thanksgiving meals

By Marilyn Forbes
Thanksgiving is traditionally a time of giving thanks and enjoying a great meal, and several area organizations are once again making sure that everyone who wishes can have a home-cooked turkey dinner. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, ...

Mon Valley communities put spotlight on Christmas season

By Tribune-Review
Communities in the Mon Valley are planning traditional light-up night activities the week of Thanksgiving to herald in the holidays. Brownsville will celebrate the season Friday. with community-wide luminaries, caroling and the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus at the historic ...

Vandergrift church to host hunter breakfast

By Tribune-Review
Vanderbilt Church of Christ will hold a hunters’ breakfast/brunch from 4 a.m. until noon Dec. 1. On the menu will be pancakes (regular, blueberry and buckwheat), sausage, ham, a variety of cereals, milk and juice. The event is being held ...

Boeing to expand operations in Fayette County

By John D. Oravecz
Boeing Co. said on Friday it will expand its manufacturing subsidiary Argon ST in Fayette County, adding nearly 170 jobs over the next three years. Argon ST, which Boeing acquired in 2010, has 130 employees at two locations, the Fayette ...

Daily Courier accepting gifts for Holiday Gift Club

By Daily Courier
The Daily Courier’s Holiday Gift Club is accepting gifts for children until Dec. 11. The gift club, in conjunction with the U.S. Marine Corps 2014 Toys for Tots campaign, will help provide needy children, mainly in the Fayette County area, ...

Connellsville posts $174K deficit

By Mark Hofmann
Connellsville City Council will introduce its 2015 budget during a special meeting at 5 p.m. Monday. Council will also discuss the city’s financial issues during the meeting. “We are having this public meeting, which will also air on Armstrong Cable, ...

Connellsville-area kids encouraged to decorate city’s Christmas tree with handmade ornaments

By Mark Hofmann
It’s Christmas in Connellsville. Today, Greater Connellsville Chamber of Commerce today is hosting its Christmas in the Park at Yough Park, beginning at noon. At 6 ...

Christmas in the Park takes place Saturday in Connellsville

By Marilyn Forbes
Connellsville is celebrating the  season. With the Christmas in the Park taking place noon until 4 p.m. Saturday at Yough River Park and the annual Christmas ...

Brownsville Area Middle School administrator placed on leave in threat investigation

By Tribune-Review
A Brownsville Area Middle School administrator was placed on paid leave for his alleged involvement in a plot in March to have another school employee assault the superintendent and two former top administrators. Superintendent Philip J. Savini, 54, one of the ...

Uniontown man charged with taking $16K from PTO

By Bob Stiles
A Uniontown man was charged Friday with stealing more than $16,000 while he served as treasurer of a city school district parent-teacher organization. Paul G. Wozniak, 53, was arraigned on more than 100 counts of forgery and theft before Uniontown District ...

Architect picked to examine Fayette County jail

By Bob Stiles
A Pittsburgh firm has been selected to study expansion or renovations of the Fayette County prison. Commissioners Vincent Zapotosky and Angela Zimmerlink chose Astorino Architecture during a special meeting Friday. Commissioner Al Ambrosini, who continues to support construction of a prison by ...

Governor signs death warrant for convicted Fayette killer

By Paul Peirce
Gov. Tom Corbett signed an execution warrant Friday for a Fayette County man convicted of the brutal 2002 murders of three members of a North ...

Monongahela man held for trial in heroin death in Belle Vernon

By Mary Pickels
A Monongahela man was held for trial Thursday for allegedly injecting a lethal dose of heroin into the arm of a friend. Terrence Lee Kelly, 42, is accused of injecting an overdose of heroin into the arm of Brian “Opie” ...

Uniontown man also charged in Connellsville burglary

By Mark Hofmann
A Uniontown man charged last week in a Connellsville robbery has been charged in connection with another burglary in the city this month. Juanya James Knopsnider, 18, of 91 Coolspring St. has been charged with burglary, criminal trespass, theft by ...

Valve repair needed to control water levels at Greenlick dam

By Karl Polacek
Fayette County officials are working with a diving company and a machine shop to repair a valve that controls the level of the water at ...

State police probe alleged plot targeting educators in Brownsville

By Tribune-Review
State police say they’re investigating a possible plot to attack the Brownsville Area School District’s superintendent and two former top administrators. In a vague release issued Thursday afternoon, police said they’re looking at reports that a current administrator asked another employee ...

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